Why Calif. High Court Should Reverse Wilson V. CNN

Law360, New York (May 17, 2017, 11:25 AM EDT) -- The California Supreme Court will soon decide a case that implicates important issues regarding the application of California’s anti-SLAPP statute to employment and personnel decisions by news and media organizations. On March 1, 2017, the court granted cert in Wilson v. Cable News Network, 6 Cal. App. 5th 822 (2016).[1] The Court of Appeal for the Second District in that case reversed an order granting CNN’s anti-SLAPP motion in response to a complaint by a former news producer and writer alleging employment discrimination. If affirmed, the...
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